Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Jason Krawciw MEng

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Research Associate


Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes since 2012.


  • Combustor effusion cooling systems
  • Experimental and computational study of gas turbine aerodynamics and combustion system aerothermal processes.

Past Positions:

  • Research Student, Research Associate, Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Combustion Aerodynamics, Loughborough University, 2012-present.
  • Engineering Intern, Rolls-Royce Plc 2010-2011


  • PhD, ‘Optimisation techniques for combustor wall cooling’, Loughborough University, To be completed mid 2016
  • MEng(hons) Aeronautical Engineering, Loughborough University, 2012

Key Awards and Qualifications

  • 2015 - ‘Measurement and prediction of adiabatic film effectiveness of combustor representative effusion arrays’ ASME GT2015-43210

Outline main research interests

Experimental and computational study of combustor liner cooling flows in modern gas turbines. Focus on effusion cooling designs including novel cooling hole geometries.

  • Combustion system aerodynamics
  • Heat transfer and cooling
  • Experimental fluid mechanics
  • Computational fluid dynamics

Research group:

  • Applied Aerodynamics

Selected research projects

  • SILOET 2 – Novel effusion cooling concepts for DLD combustors – 2013-2015.



External roles and responsibilities

  • Member if the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes